Sunday, January 23, 2022


To find our opinion based editorials, see below. We'll share opinion based editorial articles regularly for interested viewers.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Guest column: Democrats’ budget a burden for all

A fundamental problem with the president’s argument is that corporate taxes ultimately get passed on to workers ...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Guest column: Vaccination is crucial to keeping kids healthy

Vaccination gives your body a head start, while avoiding all the risks and complications associated with getting infected.

Updated 3 months ago
Guest column: Montana’s children deserve an equitable economic recovery

Childhood is a critical window for development, setting the trajectory of health for the rest of one’s life.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Guest column: ‘Grow your own' investments address teacher shortages

All students, including those in the most remote parts of our state, deserve a good education.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Guest column: The social cost of personal liberty

why are nearly 90 million Americans turning down the shots and thereby risking the salvation of all of us?

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Guest column: Shoulder seasons not meant for public lands

In Montana private land elk hunting is moving toward 11 weeks for people who can pay thousands of dollars for trophy bulls.

Updated 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Guest column: The Last Best (Smoky) Place

Montanans used to joke that we had two distinct seasons: winter and road construction.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Guest column: Montana voter laws empower voting

Montana voter laws do not suppress voting but guarantee that every vote cast in a Montana election will count.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Guest column: Race Unity Day a time to reflect, learn, heal

An observance of Race Unity Day returned to the Mission Valley this year, after a necessary absence last summer.

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Guest column: Montana's lost Congressional seat is returned

Thirty years ago, Montana lost one of the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives we had held for 80 years.

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Guest editorial: Support local journalism's future

Fairness is the goal of the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act currently being considered in the U.S. Congress.

Updated 8 months, 4 weeks ago
Guest column: In appreciation of Stan Stephens

On April 3, Montana lost a wise and deeply decent public servant.

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Guest column: The truth about the COVID stimulus

When we elect politicians, the hope is that as they share information, they are giving us as much truth as possible.

Updated 9 months, 4 weeks ago
Guest column: Answering some COVID-19 vaccination questions

The Lake County-CSKT Unified Command Center (UCC) urges every resident to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

Updated 10 months ago
Editorial: A blemish on an otherwise beautiful parade

After a year of isolation, Ronan offered up a refreshing, well attended public event last Wednesday evening with its St. Patrick’s Day parade.